Fan Appreciation Night This Friday July 25,2014 At Wake County Speedway

July 21,2014
Raleigh,NC
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

This coming Friday evening Wake County Speedway is the place to be as the 52 nd Fan Appreciation Night celebration roars into “America’s Favorite Bullring”. The fun starts the moment you come through the gate thanks to our Late Model sponsor,Metal Depot as the first 1500 fans will receive Free can coolies! The action on the track continues to heat up with the Metal Depot Late Model cars and stars running a 50 lap feature, the Pepsi/ Mt.Dew Kickstart UCAR/ 4 Cylinder Mini-Mayhem warriors throwing down for 25 laps plus the Legend drivers will run twin 20 lap feature events. The Bandolero young guns will run a 15 lap feature and the Bombers will run a 20 lapper. The “Race To Richies” drawing continues where one lucky fan or one pitside member will have the opportunity to try and win a Half-A-Millon dollars at the season ending banquet

The Pepsi/Mt.Dew Kickstart UCAR/4 Cylinder division superstars put on a great show any time they hit the speedway and to reward the drivers a $200.00 random draw will be given to one lucky driver who competes Friday night. These hard chargers had 1 caution the last event plus remember; run 2 events in a row and receive 1 free tire for the 3rd feature in a row!Wake County Speedway is located at 2109 Simpkins Road,Raleigh off Highway 401 S. Bring your family and friends out this coming Friday! Great Concessions,track swag and more!

Excitement continues to build for the $20,000 to Win Mid-Atlantic Late Model Championship Shootout on November 7th and 8th this fall. The registration forms are available and drivers/car owners can save money by signing up early! This event will draw cars from FL. to Maine, all looking for the big money. Wake County Speedway is open for track rental, Hoosier Racing Tires and Sunoco Racing Fuel

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Jones Wins Atlantic Resources Night At Wake County Speedway In Photofinish

July 14, 2014
Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

Atlantic Resources night at races was an action packed evening with 6 feature events and 6 divisions in action at “America’s Favorite Bullring”. The Metal Depot Late Model twin 30 lap feature winner was Goldsboro speedster Clay Jones who turned the double,picking up both trips to victory lane in his Ford. The Bandolero Feature winner was Austin Janocha, the Legends feature winner was Will Bristol and the Pro 4 Modified feature winner was Raleigh’s Keith Oliver.The Pepsi/ Mountain Dew Kickstart UCAR/ 4 Cylinder winners were Darrell Haynie,Raleigh and Sanford’s Justin Fussell in the combo event.

Willow Spring veteran “Racing” Randy Renfrow and Clay Jones had the fans on their feet after the first 30 lap event for the Metal Depot Late Model superstars was a photofinish with Renfrow and Jones roaring out of turn 4 on the final lap side by side to the checkered flag with Jones grabbing the win at the stripe by a bumper! Fuquay-Varina driver Steve Smith continues to impress with a strong run in his ServiceMaster special to come home in 3rd place followed by Alex Fleming and Thomas Chapell rounding out the top 5 finishers.

The Bandolero feature winner was Austin Janocha who visited victory lane after turning back challenges from Ethan Johnson and Ben Myrick. Janocha thanked his family, fans and friends after the 15 lap feature event.

Will Bristol held of Justin Mitchell in the hotly contested 25 lap Legends event that was filled with numerous cautions. Zack Brown finished in the 3rd position with Jason Austin and Chris Dyerly roaring under the checkered flag in 4th and 5th place.

Raleigh’s Keith Oliver made his first 2014 trip to victory lane in the Pro 4 Modified event holding off Garner’s Dennis “The Dominator” Capps in his PreCast Ford. Oliver held off a trio of Capps Motorsports cars as third place Aaron Champion and Raleigh driver Matthew Denton in 4th are out of the Capps stable of hotrods. Mark Hovis, Fayetteville brought the ALS Awareness Ford Fusion home in 5th place.

The Pepsi/ Mountain Dew KickStart UCAR/ 4 Cylinder mini mayhem feature winner was Sanford’s Justin Fussell who held off Jeremy Ottaway, Raleigh and Knighdale’s Jessie Richardson,Jr. to make another victory lane appearance. Ron Dupont and Michael Woodard had great runs finishing in 4th and 5th place. The winner of the UCAR portion of the event, Raleigh wheelman Darrell Haynie also wins the “Atta Boy” award for never giving up and finding and fixing the gremlins that had kept him out of victory lane this season.

The evening events wrapped up with Clay Jones,Goldsboro making his second victory lane trip in the Metal Depot Late Model feature.Jones held off Steve Smith, Alex Fleming, GarnerTodd Langdon, Garmer and Bobby Gower, Raleigh in the nightcap.

The “Race To Richies” $500,000 contest continues July 25 where 1 lucky fan from the grandstands and 1 pitside member is drawn for a possible shot at the cash at the season ending banquet. Wake County Speedway is located Highway 401 south,Raleigh,N.C. on Simpkins Road. By the grace of God and 600 horsepower,hope to see you at the races!

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Wake County Speedway Roars Into Action This Friday Night July 11th, 2014

July 6, 2014
Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

Wake County Speedway is back in action this coming Friday night,July 11. 2014. America’s Favorite Bullring has another action packed evening planned with 6 feature races and 6 divisions headlining the evening. The Metal Depot Late Model stars will run twin 30 lap events with the Pepsi/Mountain Dew Kick Start UCAR/ 4 Cylinder warriors running a 25 lap feature event. The Legend cars will run a 25 lap feature and the Bandoleros will compete in a 15 lap feature event. The mighty Pro Four Modified cars are running a 25 lap feature to complete the evening of up close, in your face racing excitement!

The Metal Depot Late Model drivers have been putting on great shows all season long and with the announcement of the Mid Atlantic Late Model Championship “Shootout” paying $20,000 to win on November 7-8,2014 look for drivers from Fl. to Me. getting seat time to prepare for the “Big Money” event! Goldsboro’s Clay Jones leads Knightdale speedster Bradley McCaskill in the point standings.

Multi-time track champion Dennis Capps, Garner leads Brandon Baker, Roxboro in the Pro 4 Modified division. The Pepsi/ Mt.Dew Kickstart leader in 4 cylinders is Raleigh’s Jeremy Ottaway over Sanford driver Justin Fussell; the UCAR leader in points, Dwayne Godwin, Wendell leads Patrick Arch, Clayton. Dillon Spain, Clayton leads Jason Austin in the Legends division.

Wake County Speedway is located at 2109 Simpkins Rd. in Raleigh,N.C.. The Pits open at 5:00pm with the Grandstands opening at 6:00pm. Fan and Family friendly pricing $12.00 for adults, $5.00 for children ages 6 to 12 and kids under 5 years of age free! Wake County Speedway is available for track rental and sells Hoosier Racing Tires and Sunoco Racing Fuel, give Michael Cooper a call at (919)906-1256 for more info. Great concessions,souvys and customer service await you at America’s Favorite Bullring. Follow @wcspeedway on twitter; on FB like Wake County Speedway and on the web wakecountyspeedway.com.The “Race To Richies” contest continues where one lucky fan or pitside member will have the chance to win $500,000 at the season ending banquet. The Mid Atlantic Late Model Championship “Shootout” will run 150 laps, in segments with $20,000 to the winner,winner take all event; rules and entry forms are available on the track website. By the Grace of God and 600 horsepower hope to see you at the races!

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$20,000 Mid-Atlantic Late Model Championship Shootout Presented by Wake County Speedway

Winner Take All

Wake County Speedway is going to close out the 2014 racing season with a first of it’s kind $20,000 “Winner Take All Shootout”.  More information to follow, but the preliminary information finds driver’s competing for a winner take all 125 lap event made up of 5 – 25 lap segments.  As the time approaches, look back to Wake County Speedway’s website and Facebook site for additional information.

Winner Take All

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USAC Honda HPD Eastern Midget Series Added To Action Packed Night At Wake County Speedway

USAC MIdgets

June 22, 2014
Raleigh,N.C.
By Mike Ray and Ms.Hotrod

The action at America’s Favorite Bullring,Wake County Speedway just got a little hotter with the addition of the USAC Honda HPD Eastern Midget Series to Friday nights USAC Midgetsracing card. The open wheel warriors arrived yesterday to practice for their feature and 13 year old Calvin Carroll from Andover,N.J. turned   impressive lap times on the 1/4 mile asphalt oval. Carroll stated after practice runs he liked running the bullring and his lap times were in the 13.3 second range,comparable to the speeds turned by the Metal Depot Late Model division. Current point leader,Scott Hunter, Walled Lake, Mich and 11 year old Nikki Carroll, the youngest competitor in the series plus the Brown and Noffsinger Racing crew all gained valuable experience at the county.

USAC MIdgetsThe Metal Depot Late Model drivers will run a 50 lap feature event Friday night; the Pepsi/ Mountain Dew Jump Start UCAR/ Stock 4 Cylinder stars will run twin 20 lap feature events plus the Legends and Bandolero divisions will run 25 and 15 lap features.The Open-Wheel rockets,the USAC Honda HPD Eastern Midgets feature is TBD.

The summer has just arrived but the season long chase in the ” Race To Richies” point championship battle is heating up as well with Clay USAC Midgets(1)Jones, Wilson leading Bradley McCaskill, Knightdale in the Late Models.Dennis Capps, Garner leads Roxboro’s Brandon Baker in the Modified 4 class. Jeremy Ottaway, Raleigh leads Sanford Speedster Justin Fussell in the Stock 4 class with Dwayne Godwin leading Patrick Arch in the Pepsi/ Mt.Dew UCAR Division. Dillon Spain leads on the Legends Division with Kade Lambert leading the Bandolero Division.

USAC MidgetsWake County Speedway is located off NC Highway 401 South, Raleigh on Simpkins Road.Bring your family and friends out for a fun filled, up close in your face night of racing excitement at America’s Favorite Bullring. Great Concessions,Great customer service and clean restrooms plus your favorite stars and cars this Friday night June 27,2014. The grandstands open at 6:00 pm;Fan friendly pricing and giveaways. Please follow @wcspeedway on twitter;   on the webWake County Speedway – America’s Favorite Bullring and like us on Facebook.By the Grace of GOD and 600 horsepower, hope to see you at the races!

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